Families living in Santa Barbara homes are encouraged to put on their dancing shoes and join the Blues Cruise BBQ on Saturday May 16th! The event will raise money for the Downtown Holiday Parade. Come and enjoy delicious BBQ with all the fixings along with fabulous blues music to Casa de la Guerra. There will be plenty of family fun in this gathering of the local community. The State Street Nationals Car Show will be kicking-off at the same time, so there will be plenty of antique and classic cars to enjoy as well!

People who live in Santa Barbara know how to have a good time, and this new event put on by Downtown Santa Barbara is sure to prove that community fundraisers can bring the community together and make it fun for everyone. Tickets will include both a Santa Maria style tri-tip and chicken BBQ plate dinner. Inside Casa de la Guerra, adult guests will enjoy wine and beer sales from 7:00pm to 10:00pm along with live music featuring the "Lookin' for Trouble" Blues Band. There will even be a live auction with an opportunity to bid on "An Evening With Miss Aretha Franklin at the Santa Barbara Bowl." To find out more about all this event is bringing to Santa Barbara homes and how to purchase tickets, click here or call 805-962-2098.